Children laying on the floor and reading together

How Segregation Hurts Kids

Educational segregation hurts all kids, white, black, and Hispanic.
The entrance to public school, PS 139

Public Schools, Private Profit

How for profit publications impact public schools
Second graders working on desktop computers

Which Kids Get Help in Class?

Addressing which students receive the most help.
High school students run down the corridor of their school

What Students are Forgetting this Summer

The gap between students when it comes to educational achievement may come down to more than schools.
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College Ratings and the Idea of the Liberal Arts

Many political and economic elites view liberal arts degrees as frivolous and want college to focus strictly on preparing graduates to make money.
Schoolgirl writing in classroom.

What Works to Keep Kids in School?

With national graduation rates still low, this article examines the best ways to keep kids in school.
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The History of Graduation Ceremonies and Other School Rituals

Graduation ceremonies and traditions have certainly changed over the past 100 years.
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The Value of Women’s Colleges: A View from the 1930s

Sweet Briar College's decision to shut its doors has put a spotlight on the decline of women's colleges.
Archaeologist tools at the base of a stone

Digging into Paleoindian History

Readings on the Paleoindian period.
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Teaching Facts and Values in Public Schools

For most of the country's history, teaching "moral facts" was the main duty of the public schools.